Washington Post Feature

We are really grateful to have been referenced in an excellent article by Karen  Heller in the Washington Post. The article is a fascinating read entitled: “Meet the writers who still sell millions of books. Actually, hundreds of millions.” Have a read here.

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EP15: Mark Huckerby & Nick Ostler | Peter Rabbit vs Werewolves

Emmy winners and BAFTA-nominated, Huckerby & Ostler are one of the most successful TV writing partnerships around, and with their new novel, Defender Of The Realm, they’ve created a fantastic children’s adventure series. Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below. SPREAD THE LOVE If […]

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EP13: Michelle Paver | Research To The Extreme

How do you research your books? Michelle Paver has written eighteen novels, including the bestselling Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness. She’s encountered killer whales, wolves, polar bears and a runaway Yak, all in the name of research. Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below.   […]

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NaNoWrimo Awarded ‘Lifetime Contribution to Writing’ by The Bestseller Experiment

Some of the NaNoWriMo team (from left to right): Marya Brennan, Katherine Gripp, Grant Faulkner (with Blobby), and Tim Kim.  ​The team at NaNoWrimo have been awarded a “Lifetime Contribution to Writing” by The Bestseller Experiment in acknowledgement for their incredible service to writing. Half a million writers a year benefit from the amazing not-for-profit organisation who provide free […]

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EP11: Writing a Bestseller | The Story So Far

Mark Stay (l) & Mark Desvaux (r)

The two Marks bring you up to date on the trials and tribulations their nascent bestseller, the processes that they’re going through, and how two writers can work together without driving each other bonkers. PODCAST Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below. SPREAD THE […]

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Bestseller Experiment featured in the Guardian

A great interview and feature today in The Guardian with the Two Marks… The Bestseller Experiment: can you deliberately write a blockbuster book? Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux are picking up clues from publishers and authors in a new podcast, while they go about trying to write the next bestseller. Everyone may have a book […]

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EP10: Robin Stevens | NaNoWriMo Success Story

Robin is the author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries books, a middle grade series following schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong in a 1930s English boarding school, but Robin started out on her bestselling adventure with NaNoWriMo. PODCAST Click to Tweet: “Write the book you would most like to read,” Robin Stevens @bestsellerxp […]

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